Helsinki Summit: Donald Trump arrives for historic summit with Vladimir Putin, is greeted by protests

US president Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Helsinki on 15 July for the historic summit with his Russian counterpart Valdimir Putin. AP

US president Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive in Helsinki on 15 July for the historic summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. AP

Donald Trump and Melania Trump were greeted by Frank Pence, US ambassador to Iceland. Trump's summit with Putin will address Syrian war, nuclear disarmament of North Korea and diplomatic relations between US and Russia. AP

Donald Trump and Melania Trump were greeted by Frank Pence, US ambassador to Iceland. Trump's summit with Putin will address Syrian war, nuclear disarmament of North Korea and diplomatic relations between the US and Russia. AP

Donald Trump, upon his arrival in Helsinki was greeted with hundreds of protesters. The people of Helsinki championed for various causes that needed attention in both Russia and the US. AP

Donald Trump, upon his arrival in Helsinki, was greeted with hundreds of protesters. The people of Helsinki championed for various causes that needed attention in both Russia and the US. AP

Protesters carried slogans quite similar to the ones used in the immigration protests in the US. The protesters showed their obvious disapproval of Trump administration's "Zero tolerance" policy. AP

Protesters carried slogans quite similar to the ones used in the immigration protests in the US. The protesters showed their obvious disapproval of Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy. AP

The protesters stood for the press as well. A wall in Helsinki Music Centre carried a slogan indicating the lack of press freedom in Russia. Reuters

A wall in Helsinki Music Centre carried a slogan indicating the lack of press freedom in Russia. Reuters

The protesters also stood together against the discrimination faced by members of the LGBT community in Russia. Reuters

Members of the LGBT community protested against the discrimination faced by the community in Russia. Reuters

Russia's annexation of Crimea was also brought out by the protesters in Helsinki. Reuters

Russia's annexation of Crimea was also brought out by the protesters in Helsinki. Reuters


Updated Date: Jul 16, 2018 12:16 PM

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